Dagr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dagr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dagr" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

dagr Old Icelandic word can mean:

dagr
(gen. dags, dat. degi; pl. dagar), m.
dagr
1) day;
dagr
at kveldi skal dag leyfa, at eventide shall the day be praised;
dagr
dagr kemr upp í austri, sezt í vestri, the day rises in the east, sets in the west;
dagr
öndverðr ~, the early day, forenoon;
dagr
miðr ~, midday;
dagr
hallandi ~, declining day;
dagr
at kveldi dags, síð dags, late in the day;
dagr
sannr sem ~, true as day;
dagr
í dag, today;
dagr
á (or um) daginn, during the day;
dagr
sama dags, the same day;
dagr
annan dag, the next day;
dagr
annars dag, another day;
dagr
hindra dags, the day after, tomorrow;
dagr
dag frá degi, hvern dag frá öðrum, from day to day;
dagr
dag eptir dag, day after day;
dagr
nótt ok dag, night and day;
dagr
dögunum optar, more times than there are days, over and over again;
dagr
á deyjanda degi, on one’s death-day;
dagr
2) pl., days, times;
dagr
ef aðrir dagar (better days) koma;
dagr
góðir dagar, happy days;
dagr
3) esp. pl., lifetime;
dagr
á dögum e-s, um daga e-s, in the days of, during or in the reign of;
dagr
eptir minn dag, when I am dead (gaf honum alla sína eign eptir sinn dag);
dagr
mátti hann eigi lengr gefa en um sína dagi, than for his lifetime;
dagr
ráða (taka) e-n af dögum, to put to death.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚴᚱ

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
esp.
especially.
e-s
einhvers.
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